l i n u x - u s e r s - g r o u p - o f - d a v i s
L U G O D
 
Next Meeting:
August 18: A professional photographer's view of Linux
Next Installfest:
TBD
Latest News:
Aug. 18: Discounts to "Velocity" in NY; come to tonight's "Photography" talk
Page last updated:
2009 Feb 14 08:40

The following is an archive of a post made to our 'vox mailing list' by one of its subscribers.

Report this post as spam:

(Enter your email address)
[vox] [fwd] World of Goo ported to Linux
[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

[vox] [fwd] World of Goo ported to Linux



Yay for indie games... on linux! :)
(Seen on SF-LUG)

----- Forwarded message from Christian Einfeldt -----

Date: Fri, 13 Feb 2009 18:51:34 -0800
From: Christian Einfeldt
Subject: [sf-lug] World of Goo ported to Linux

   This is good news, because it is a really popular game that could help
   spread Linux.

   christian.einfeldt writes "Lovers of both games and Free Open Source
   Software will be pleased to see that the popular World of Goo has been
   released for Linux. Designed by a small team of two ex-Electronic Arts
   developers, Kyle Gabler and Ron Carmel, who used their entire combined
   savings of $10,000.00 USD to create the gooey game aimed at guiding goo
   balls to salvation. The developers built their goey world with open-source
   technologies such as Simple DirectMedia Layer, Open Dynamics Engine for
   physics simulation, and TinyXML for configuration and animation files.
   Subversion and Mantis Bug Tracker were used for work coordination. Blogger
   Ken Starks points out that the release of this popular game for Linux
   could be a big step toward ending the chicken-and-egg problem of a dearth
   of good games that run natively under Linux."

   You can vote for this story on the Slashdot Firehose here

   http://slashdot.org/firehose.pl?op=view&id=3425967

   The Digg story is here:

   http://digg.com/pc_games/World_of_Goo_Linux_Version_is_Ready

----- End forwarded message -----

-- 
-bill!
"Tux Paint" - free children's drawing software for Windows / Mac OS X / Linux!
Download it today!  http://www.tuxpaint.org/
_______________________________________________
vox mailing list
vox@lists.lugod.org
http://lists.lugod.org/mailman/listinfo/vox



LinkedIn
LUGOD Group on LinkedIn
Sign up for LUGOD event announcements
Your email address:
facebook
LUGOD Group on Facebook
'Like' LUGOD on Facebook:

Hosting provided by:
Sunset Systems
Sunset Systems offers preconfigured Linux systems, remote system administration and custom software development.

LUGOD: Linux Users' Group of Davis
PO Box 2082, Davis, CA 95617
Contact Us

LUGOD is a 501(c)7 non-profit organization
based in Davis, California
and serving the Sacramento area.
"Linux" is a trademark of Linus Torvalds.

Sponsored in part by:
Appahost Applications
For a significant contribution towards our projector, and a generous donation to allow us to continue meeting at the Davis Library.